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Tropical Dreams

About this design:

This winter has been brutal for most of us, and this piece just made me long for a warmer, sunnier place!


Handmade PC focal, 6mm green quartzite beads, barrel jasper from LB, assorted orange glass beads, brown/gold 10mm acrylic beads, antique gold chain, 1.5mm brown leather cord, copper cord ends and toggle clasp.

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  1. perlym
    perlym says:

    Do you have a shop where you sell these wonderful PC beads? Love what you do and your colors are so pretty. I want!!!!!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love how you used the leather in this! Beautiful!

  3. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Stunning and unique – wonderful piece!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Thanks ladies! Perlym: what a nice compliment, but no, I don’t have a shop!

  5. chelester
    chelester says:

    Love the chain and leather combo!

  6. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    Maybe you might do a tute on your PC pieces? I love them all! This is a terrific mix of colours and textures.

  7. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    This is a great design. Love the colors.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Chicky: I would love to do a tutorial, only thing is, I dont have a digital camera to take the pics to go with! Maybe in the future!

  9. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Love! I adore the focal, and love how you used it here.

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love! The focal is fab and the beads you put with it are wonderfully cheery!

  11. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Great focal and colors!

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    Perfect beads for the focal and I like the leather :D

  13. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    love it!

  14. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I love your designs and this one is no exception. Its too bad you don’t have a camera so you could open an Etsy shop. Do you sell at local craft fairs. Your work is wonderful.

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    You can dress up your scans by laying some interesting paper on to f the jewelry instead of the scanner lid. All of my pix older than about a year ago were done that way. There is free software for picture editing, too…

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